mental picture


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Noun1.mental picture - a clear and telling mental imagemental picture - a clear and telling mental image; "he described his mental picture of his assailant"; "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"; "the events left a permanent impression in his mind"
image, mental image - an iconic mental representation; "her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"
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Now, I have a mental picture of John Doe that is as clear as a steel engraving.
Each of us has formed a mental picture of the Capronian seacoast from Bowen's manuscript, and it is not likely that any two of these pictures resemble each other, or that any of them resemble the coast as we shall presently find it.
Recent as that mental picture was, Rostopchin already felt that it had cut deep into his heart and drawn blood.
He was very amusing and I was fascinated by the mental picture of that tranquil man rolling in the surf and emerging breathless, in the costume you know, on the fair land of France, in the character of a smuggler of war material.
Unlike the apes he was not satisfied merely to have a mental picture of the things he knew, he must have a word descriptive of each.
Some pleasure he derived through conjuring mental pictures from time to time of the German he had left in the branches of the lone tree at the bottom of the high-walled gulch in which was penned the starving lion.
The horses in the stables--the long stables in a barren, red-brick court-yard, where there is a great bell in a turret, and a clock with a large face, which the pigeons who live near it and who love to perch upon its shoulders seem to be always consulting--THEY may contemplate some mental pictures of fine weather on occasions, and may be better artists at them than the grooms.
The MoC will help in understanding the physical and mental picture of soldier system at high altitude and mitigate the high altitude related maladies by using Yoga practice, herbals and neutraceuticals in Indian and Kyrgyz solders/population.
He drew the attention that the three summits embody the strenuous efforts being exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to find out and remedy the humanitarian pains in a number of countries, using its humanitarian pre-emptive diplomacy to realize hopes of activating the role of GCC, Arab and Islamic organizations to build the mental picture that confirm the strength of solidarity and productive building among brothers in both the donor and recipient countries.
He drew the attention that the three summits embody the strenuous efforts being exerted by Saudi Arabia to find out and remedy the humanitarian pains in a number of countries, using its humanitarian pre-emptive diplomacy to realize hopes of activating the role of GCC, Arab and Islamic organizations to build the mental picture that confirm the strength of solidarity and productive building among brothers in both the donor and recipient countries.
"My Key Verse Bible" is collection of twenty-two essential Bible verses which are accompanied by child-friendly illustrations and a story from the Bible that makes the words come alive, thereby creating a mental picture and making it easier to memorize.
Titled "Public Diplomacy, Impact of Soft Power and Reinforcement of Mental Picture," the lecture was part of a monthly intellectual series of presentations organized under the direction of OIC Secretary-General Dr.